Many see California as a desolate spiritual wasteland. Dr. Iorg dispels these negative perceptions and sheds light on the spiritual impact of the state.
In this week's President's Blog, Dr. Iorg honors the upcoming retirement of Dr. O.S. Hawkins and remembers his significant service as president of Guidestone.
God not only creates the church but sustains it by his power. Dr. Iorg reminds Christians to reflect on God's providence throughout church history in light of its current struggles.
In May 2020, Dr. Iorg invited his pastor, Dr. Brian Kennedy, onto his podcast to discuss racial tensions in America. Dr. Kennedy is senior pastor of Mt. Zion Baptist Church in Ontario, California, and Gateway alumni. An excerpt of this insightful conversation is presented here.
According to a recent Barna study on evangelism, most Christians seem to share a common view that evangelism is not a requirement of every disciple. Dr. Iorg recommends an effective biblical way of changing this image of evangelism.
The libraries of leaders must include biographies. Dr. Iorg reflects upon his own personal and professional growth by reading this literary genre.
Many pastors made more efforts to present the gospel during the Christmas season. Dr. Iorg sees and hopes for a new urgency about communicating the gospel in the year 2022.
The more an organization’s behaviors align with the mission, the healthier the organization will be. Dr. Iorg talks about the importance of Mission Discipline in organizational effectiveness, longevity, and healthiness.
Building collective memories are part of creating a healthy legacy. Dr. Iorg emphasizes the importance of rehearsing the Christmas story for the Christian legacy and mission.
A recent survey displayed current trends about free speech in many college campuses. Dr. Iorg urges churches and collegiate ministries to generate new efforts to reach and teach students the gospel in light of these trends.